Collaboration Partner: Make a Difference - Support The Children’s Inn at NIH
Make a difference before April 28th! Through a cooperative, community service agreement with the NCA chapter, the chapter is encouraging the HIT community to consider giving back to those they serve by supporting the annual fund raiser for The Children’s Inn at NIH by purchasing a raffle(s) ticket ($25@ or 5 for $100).
The raffle is for a chance to win two JetBlue roundtrip travel vouchers to any destination of your choice including most states and some Caribbean and South American countries. The winner will be announced on April 28, 2018 at the annual Evening For Hope Gala (need not be present to win).
The Children’s Inn at NIH is a non-government, non-profit located on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus. For 27 years, the Inn has been providing a peaceful “home away from home” for thousands (1,717 families stayed at The Inn in just 2017) of incredibly sick children and their families while undergoing very difficult treatments.
These families have traveled from all 50 U.S. states and 94 countries over the years. They come to NIH, the premiere medical research organization in the world, because conventional treatments have failed for their life-threatening and debilitating diseases such as heart, lung, blood, bone, and growth disorders, mental illness, rare genetic conditions, many forms of cancer, and undiagnosed diseases. It is their last hope for treatment and possibly a cure hence the name of the annual gala: An Evening for Hope.
NIH has helped advance and share medical discoveries all around the world such as breakthroughs in immunotherapy and treatment of Cancer, Sickle Cell Anemia, HIV/AIDS, Asthma, Mental Health Disorders, Rare Diseases and Leukemia which is now 90% curable thanks to NIH.
Here are a couple of things to consider doing BEFORE The Children’s Inn annual fundraiser on April 28thto support this organization – and give back to the HIT community that you likely serve and are a part of if you are linked to me:
Purchasing a raffle(s) ticket ($25@ or 5 for $100) http://childrensinn.org/raffle
The raffle is for a chance to win two JetBlue* roundtrip travel vouchers to any destination** of your choice including most states and some Caribbean and South American countries. The winner will be announced on April 28, 2018 at the annual Evening For Hope Gala (You need not be present to win).
*Awesome airline experience: award-winning service, comfy leather seats with the most legroom in coach, 36 channels of free DIRECTV in every seat, 100+ channels of free SiriusXM Radio, unlimited brand-name snacks and soft drinks, your first checked bag free
** https://www.jetblue.com/wherewejet/ Imagine yourself and one other person going to one of these places: North to south from Alaska to Lima, Peru; all across the Caribbean from Nassau, Bahamas to Aruba; As with any airline, blackout days may apply
Give an In Kind donation to the silent auction
Donate an item for the silent auction. You can go to the website and fill out a form or you can email Lindsey Perreault at email@example.com